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These Photos Of Abandoned Places Around The World Are REAL Creepy

Look if you dare.<p>There are many dangers that await those who seek out abandoned buildings around the world: rotting rafters, rusty tools and weak floors (not to mention the good chance that you could get in trouble for trespassing) -- we don't even want to think about the ghosts.<p>We worked with the …

Abandoned Buildings

Mysterious Chunk of Space Trash is on a Collision Course With Earth

A rogue chunk of debris that orbited Earth far beyond the Moon is making a homecoming on November 13th, astronomers have concluded. WT1190F is one to …

Could Depression Be Caused By An Infection?

Sometime around 1907, well before the modern randomized clinical trial was routine, American psychiatrist Henry Cotton began removing decaying teeth from his patients in hopes of curing their mental disorders. If that didn't work, he moved on to more invasive excisions: tonsils, testicles, ovaries …

Depression

This Is the Largest Photo of Space Ever Taken

Clocking in at 197 GB and 46 gigapixels, you may have to wait a while on this one ...<p>That image above is just a sliver of a new 46 billion-pixel photo of the Milky Way. It is... vast, to say the least. Astronomers at Ruhr-Universität Bochum in Germany spent five years building this image, a …

Watch this iPhone screen protector heal scratches within a second

The folks who came up with the self-healing iPhone case is now back with something a lot more impressive. Innerexile's earlier technology could repair light scratches within about half a minute (given the right temperature, that is), but the latest version can do the same within just a <i>second</i>! …

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Asteroid 86666 heading towards Earth, NASA reassures amid collision rumours

A giant asteroid – around 2.5 kms in diameter – is heading towards Earth. An asteroid of its size has the potential to cause global devastation if it …

Vital information could be lost in 'digital dark age' warns professor

Paper archives are vital to prevent information stored on computers becoming inaccessible because of out-dated formats<p>The world faces an information 'dark age' because so much information is stored digitally, the former president of the Royal Society for Chemistry as warned.<p>Professor David Garner …

Humanities

The Bacterial Cloud We All Carry Could Be As Unique As A Fingerprint

Scientists have discovered that everyone emits their own "microbiome cloud," a plume of the microbes we all carry around in and on our bodies.<p>Transcript<p>LOURDES GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST:<p>All of us, no matter how together we are, are walking around in a fog - or rather, a cloud formed by millions of …

QC calls for ruling to 'scotch' claims that challenge 'consensus' on global warming

An international conference of top judges hears call for 'judicial determination' of the scientific evidence<p>We might think a proposal to an international conference of top judges - assembled in the highest courtroom in Britain - for a ruling to 'scotch' claims that challenge the 'consensus' on …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Behold the Mysterious Beauty of a Black Hole Collision

Toss a pebble in a pond and watch the tiny ripples radiate outwards. The waves you’ve created bear striking resemblance to another phenomenon, one …

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics by Carlo Rovelli review – a curious paean to science

The theoretical physicist untangles seven topics in a short book that works best when it doesn’t delve too deep

The head of Google Play in Europe told us about the future of Android

It's largely an evolutionary — rather than "revolutionary" — update, full of small tweaks and performance improvements rather than a total user interface overhaul.<p>When I met the head of Android in London prior to launch last month, Andrei Popescu, he said to expect "slickness." Popescu explained …

Apps

HTC One A9 dummy leaks in super clear images

The HTC One A9 continues to be the most rumored device coming from the Taiwanese manufacturer. Though we were all hoping for a September 29th unveiling, that day was all about the HTC One M9+ Supreme Camera edition and the Butterfly 3. And so our quest for the hottest One A9 rumors continues; today …

Phones

Microsoft's Windows boss explains its dangerous game to steal Apple customers

The tech titan is betting big on its plan to get the new Windows 10 operating system to a billion devices — smartphones, tablets, but mostly PCs — over the next two or three years.<p>That means that people actually have to want to use Windows PCs. At 110 million installs after two and a half months, …

Windows 10

Cutting ozone will require radical transformation of California's trucking industry

At a laboratory in downtown Los Angeles, a big rig spins its wheels on massive rollers as a metal tube funnels its exhaust into an array of air quality sensors. Engineers track the roaring truck's emissions from a bank of computer screens.<p>The brand-new diesel truck is among the cleanest on the …

Hollywood salaries revealed: From execs to extras, who makes what

"People in this business are always looking at other people and comparing," says a top Hollywood attorney. "I always have clients calling me and saying, 'Am I being paid enough? Should I be paid more?' "<p>Luckily for all, there's lots of comparing to do in THR's second annual What Hollywood Earns …

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